150 years of the Bank­foot House

Sunshine Coast Daily - Caloundra Weekly - - LIFE | LOCAL LIFE -

VISIT Bank­foot House on Sun­day, Au­gust 26 to cel­e­brate the 150th an­niver­sary of the his­toric, state her­itage-listed prop­erty which is the old­est sur­viv­ing build­ing in the Glass House Moun­tains.

This free event will cel­e­brate when Bank­foot House was es­tab­lished as the lunch stop and stag­ing post for Cobb & Co coaches on the Bris­bane to Gympie gold­field routes.

Her­itage Port­fo­lio coun­cil­lor Rick Baberowski said a spe­cial pro­gram of events was be­ing held through­out the year to mark the 150-year an­niver­sary of the found­ing of Bank­foot House by pioneers Wil­liam and Mary Grigor.

“Join in for a morn­ing of dis­cov­ery, en­joy a free morn­ing tea and hear from guest speak­ers in­clud­ing Jeff Pow­ell, Cu­ra­tor of Cobb & Co Mu­seum and Steve Ralph from The Aus­tralian Teamsters Hall of Fame,” Mr Baberowski said.

The ma­jor cel­e­bra­tion event for the Bank­foot House will be held on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 14.

Dis­cover more by vis­it­ing her­itage.sun­shinecoast.qld.gov.au

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